Visiting La Jolla With Kids


Traveling with kids? La Jolla is a great place to stay or visit. This page is a resource for parents to use when planning a long or short visit to La Jolla. It’s a work in progress, but if I’ve missed something, please email me at info(at)lajollamom.com. I’m currently working on a more detailed version!

Kid-Friendly La Jolla Hotels:

La Valencia Hotel
Grande Colonial Hotel
La Jolla Shores Hotel
La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club
Hotel La Jolla
Estancia La Jolla (near UCSD)

Beaches:

La Jolla Shores
La Jolla Cove
Children’s Pool (to look at seals, not for swimming)

Outdoor Playgrounds:

La Jolla Recreation Center
La Jolla Shores/Kellogg Park

Classes:

My Art Shed
Nightingale Music
Tap Fever
La Jolla Recreation Center
Cups La Jolla
Surf Diva

Mommy and Me Outings:

Stroller Strides
La Jolla Library
Birch Aquarium

Casual, Kid Friendly Restaurants:

Extreme Pizza
Smashburger
Sammy’s La Jolla
The Cottage
Sushi Mori
Rimel’s
Rubio’s (on Fay)

Kid Friendly Happy Hours:

(Where you may have a more upscale experience and the kids will be OK)

Azul (on the patio)
Sushi on the Rock
Beaumont’s
Come On In! Cafe

Sweet Treats:

Cups La Jolla
Froglander’s
Bird Rock Yogurt
Michelle Coulon
Come on In! Cafe

Events:

La Jolla Farmer’s Market

San Diego Attractions and Museums:

Sea World
San Diego Zoo
Fleet Science Center
Children’s Museum
Wild Animal Park
Legoland
Balboa Park

Nearby Indoor Play Gyms:

Kid Ventures

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